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2Day in the SCV: Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Posted: April 13, 2010 11:04 p.m.
Updated: April 13, 2010 10:39 p.m.
 

Welcome to The-Signal.com's "2day in the SCV," a compendium of today's events and a quick journey through the past, present and future.

SCV Escrow Assoc. meeting
What:
The SCV Escrow Association’s monthly meeting with Anne Lamphar, Esq., will cover issues in title and escrow ($30 for dinner and seminar for nonmembers).
When:
6 p.m.
Where:
Marie Callender’s, 27630 The Old Road, Valencia
Contact:
(661) 284-2900

‘Delightful Disorientation’ performance at COC
What:
“Delightful Disorientation,” a handpicked ion of contemporary playwright David Ives’s best one-act plays.
When:
8 p.m.
Where:
26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Santa Clarita, CA 91355
Contact: P
AC Box Office, call (661) 362-5304 or e-mail patronservices@canyons.edu

How to prepare for job fairs, career counseling
What:
Understand what to expect from a job fair and how to prepare yourself with an  overview of resume techniques. There is also a review of skills for interviewing and searching for jobs. Admission is free, seating is limited.
When:
Noon–1 p.m. and 6–7 p.m.
Where:
College of the Canyons, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Santa Clarita, CA 91355.  Seco Hall (SCOH) Rm. 103
Contact:
Career Services, call (661) 362-3286 or e-mail lonie.davis@canyons.edu

Bike Night season opener
What:
Cruise in on your favorite motorcycle or just come to look at the cool bikes on display. Admission is free.
When:
6-9 p.m.
Where:
Route 66 Classic Grill, 18730 Soledad Canyon Road, Canyon Country
Contact:
(661) 298-1494

WIA orientation
Who:
Santa Clarita WorkSource
What:
Participants learn about the federally funded program that pairs them with a personal case manager and offers the possibility of skills training. The WIA is an employment and retention program initiated to assist those having difficulty finding a job.
When:
2-3 p.m.
Where:
Santa Clarita WorkSource Center at College of the Canyon’s University Center — 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Santa Clarita 91355. Suite 250.
Contact:
Call (661) 799-WORK

Santa Clarita Community College District meeting
What:
Santa Clarita Community College District holds its board of trustees meeting.
When:
6 p.m.
Where:
Board Meeting Room, Hasley Hall 137 — College of the Canyons, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road

Sulphur Springs Union School District meeting
What:
Sulphur Springs Union School District holds a regular meeting of the governing board.
When:
7:30 p.m.
Where:
District Administrative Offices, 27000 Weyerhaeuser Way, Canyon Country
Contact:
(661) 252-5131

Valencia Toastmasters Club meeting
What:
At Toastmasters, members learn by speaking to groups and working with others in a supportive environment.
When:
Every second and fourth Wednesday. April 14 and 28. 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Where:
La Quinta Inn — 25201 The Old Road, Santa Clarita 91381
Contact:
Visit www.valenciatoastmasters.org.

Game of the Day
What:
Boys baseball, Hart at Valencia 
When:
Wednesday 3:15 p.m.
Where:
Valencia baseball field at 27801 Dickason Drive, Valencia.


2Day in History
Today is Wednesday, April 14, the 104th day of 2010. There are 261 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History:
On April 14, 1910, President William Howard Taft became the first U.S. chief executive to throw the ceremonial first pitch at a baseball game as the Washington Senators opened their season with a 3-0 victory over the Philadelphia Athletics.

Ten years ago:
On Wall Street, stocks plummeted in heavy trading, with the Dow industrials down 617 points and the Nasdaq composite index falling 355 points.

One year ago: Somali pirates seized four ships with 60 hostages. North Korea said it was restarting its rogue nuclear program, booting U.N. inspectors and pulling out of disarmament talks in an angry reaction to the U.N. Security Council’s condemnation of its April 5 rocket launch.

2Day's Birthdays
Movie director Stanley Donen is 86. Actor Edward Fox is 73. Actor Paul Sorvino is 71. Rock musician Jack Casady is 66. Actor Tony Dow is 65. Singer Al Green is 64. Author-journalist Christopher Hitchens is 61. Actor Ron Perlman is 60. Actor William Sadler is 60. Comedian Gary Kroeger is 53. Rock musician Joey Mazzola (Sponge) is 49. Actress Page Hannah is 46. Actress-comedian Caroline Rhea is 46. Actor Ricky Schroder is 40. Actor Bokeem Woodbine is 37. Singer Lou Bega is 35. Actor-producer Glenn Howerton is 34. Actress Courtney Peldon is 29. Pop singer Nellie McKay is 28.

AP Odd News
Second time, no charm

LBANY, Ga. (AP) — Albany authorities did a double take when they arrested a man twice on the same drug charge in one day. Authorities said a man, 26, was charged with possession of marijuana around noon Friday after police pulled him over during a routine traffic stop. He was sent to the Dougherty County Jail and released on bond four hours later.

But Bill Berry, of the Albany-Dougherty Drug Unit, says police soon received a tip that the man was trying to set up a drug deal. He said the suspect was arrested again at 6:30 p.m. Friday after authorities found him with two ounces of marijuana on him and charged a second time with possession of the drug.

This time, though, Berry said he stayed in Dougherty County Jail with no bond.

Man on mower charged with DUI, fishing-pole theft
ATHENS, Tenn. (AP) — An East Tennessee man driving a lawn mower in the road has been charged with DUI. Athens police said 30-year-old Jimmy Graham Jr. smelled like alcohol and failed a sobriety test Monday after an officer spotted him on the lawn mower. He told the officer he had consumed a beer and taken a stress reliever prescribed to him.

A jailer said Graham was in custody Tuesday and there was no record of him having a lawyer.

The Daily Post-Athenian in Athens reported that Graham was also charged with aggravated burglary and theft under $500.

Lottery
Mega Millions

3-12-27-39-47 Mega: 32
Draw date: Tuesday, April 13
Jackpot: $105 million 

SuperLotto
22-25-31-40-42 Mega: 16
Draw date: Saturday, April 10
Jackpot: $8 million

Fantasy 5
1-2-10-25-33
Draw date: Tuesday, April 13

Daily 4
7-2-7-2
Draw date: Tuesday, April 13

Daily 3
Midday: 1-5-9
Evening: 5-9-8
Draw date: Tuesday, April 13

Daily Derby
1st: 11 Money Bags
2nd: 12 Lucky Charms
3rd: 03 Hot Shot
Race time: 1:47.69
Draw date: Tuesday, April 13

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